on this day

Together again for the first time Together again for the first time

On this day in 1966 Birgit Nilsson and Franco Corelli sang Turandot in the new Metropolitan Opera house at Lincoln Center where, according to reports, they were louder than ever.

on October 03, 2022 at 6:25 PM
What we do in the shadows What we do in the shadows

On this day in 1966 the Metropolitan Opera offered the company premiere of Die Frau ohne Schatten.

on October 02, 2022 at 8:00 AM
Full chested Full chested

On this day in 1976 mezzo-soprano Elena Obraztsova made her first Metropolitan Opera appearance as part of the “Met Marathon” fundraising gala.

on October 01, 2022 at 8:00 AM
Blue skies smiling at me Blue skies smiling at me

On this day in 1996 the Metropolitan Opera opened its season with a revival of Andrea Chenier starring Luciano Pavarotti and Maria Guleghina.

on September 30, 2022 at 8:00 AM
Lost without your love Lost without your love

On this day in 2003 the Metropolitan Opera opened its season with a revival of La traviata featuring Renée Fleming.

on September 29, 2022 at 8:00 AM
In the midnight tower In the midnight tower

On this day in 2011, the Metropolitan Opera opened its season with a new production of Anna Bolena.

on September 28, 2022 at 8:00 AM
Ex machina Ex machina

On this day in 2010, the Metropolitan Opera opened it season with Das Rheingold, the first installment in the catastrophic Robert Lepage production of the Ring.

on September 27, 2022 at 8:00 AM
Royal treatment Royal treatment

On this day in 1983 the Metropolitan Opera opened its season with a revival of Les Troyens, featuring the company debut of soprano Jessye Norman.

on September 26, 2022 at 8:00 AM
Sexually Druid Sexually Druid

On this day in 2017 the Metropolitan Opera opened its season with a new production of Norma starring Sondra Radvanovsky.

on September 25, 2022 at 8:00 AM
Old wine in old bottles Old wine in old bottles

On this day in 2012 the Metropolitan Opera opened its season with a “new” production of L’Elisir d’amore.

on September 24, 2022 at 1:00 AM
Nothing held back Nothing held back

On this day in 1985 the Metropolitan Opera opened its season with a gala revival of Tosca starring Montserrat Caballé and Luciano Pavarotti.

on September 23, 2022 at 8:00 AM
Haute couture Haute couture

On this day in 2008 designers Christian Lacroix, Karl Lagerfeld and John Galliano took turns draping frocks on Renée Fleming for a gala opening night at the Metropolitan Opera.

on September 22, 2022 at 2:28 AM
Fresh blood Fresh blood

On this day in 1972 the Metropolitan Opera opened its season with a new production of Carmen.

on September 21, 2022 at 2:16 AM
A sky full of stars A sky full of stars

On this day in 1971 the Metropolitan Opera opened the final season of the Rudolf Bing regime with a revival of Don Carlo.

on September 20, 2022 at 11:49 AM